Mad City


1h 55m 1997

Brief Synopsis

A television journalist manipulates a hostage situation--in which a recently fired museum security guard accidentally shoots a fellow employee and winds up taking hostages--to his own advantage.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Adaptation
Crime
Drama
Satire
Thriller
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
New York City, New York, USA; San Jose, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 55m

Synopsis

A television journalist manipulates a hostage situation--in which a recently fired museum security guard accidentally shoots a fellow employee and winds up taking hostages--to his own advantage.

Crew

Pamela Alch

Script Supervisor

Allan Apone

Makeup Artist

Bill Bernstein

Music Editor

Patrick Blossier

Director Of Photography

Michele Boehm

Sound Effects Editor

Frantoise Bonnot

Editor

Stephen Brown

Executive Producer

James Buck

Consultant

Sharyn Buck

Consultant

Susan Burig

Graphic Artist

Randy Cabral

Special Effects Foreman

John S Coffey

Sound

Costa-gavras

Song

Pauline Dairou

Dialogue Editor

Bud Davis

Stunt Coordinator

Nina Diamond

Other

Philippe Escanecrabe

Rerecording

Darren Foldes

Assistant

Gary G-wiz

Song

Dominique Gaborieau

Rerecording

Jessica Gallavan

Adr Editor

Kent Genzlinger

Assistant Director

Giuseppe Giacosa

Other

Wolfgang Glattes

Unit Production Manager

Wolfgang Glattes

Executive Producer

Christian Guillon

Visual Effects

Catherine Hardwicke

Production Designer

Mischa Hausserman

Other

Lincoln Douglas Hiatt

Video

Roberta Hollander

Consultant

Amanda Mackey Johnson

Casting

Doc Kane

Adr Mixer

Constance A Kazmer

Adr Editor

David P Kelsey

Special Effects Coordinator

Larry King

Other

Anne Kopelson

Producer

Arnold Kopelson

Producer

Jonathan D Krane

Executive Producer

Steve Lauberth

Set Designer

Steven Lazaneo

Song Performer

Steven Lazaneo

Song

Jean-pierre Lelong

Foley Artist

Bertrand Lenclos

Sound Design

Mia Levinson

Casting Associate

Jacques Levy

Adr Editor

Omar Lima

Song Performer

Liz Ling

Casting Associate

Paul H Lopez

Costume Supervisor

Joseph E Lotito

Assistant Director

Dennis Maguire

Assistant Director

Florence Masset

Post-Production Coordinator

Tom Matthews

From Story

Tom Matthews

Screenplay

Mario Melchiorri

Foley Artist

Ben Morahan

Art Director

Justin Moritt

Assistant Director

Deborah Nadoolman

Costume Designer

Thomas Newman

Music

Thomas Pasatieri

Music Arranger

Jan Pascale

Set Decorator

Nina Paskowitz

Hair Stylist

Giacomo Puccini

Music

Lou Reed

Song

Carlton Ridenhour

Song

Carlton Ridenhour

Song Performer

Richard S Rosenberg

Location Manager

Chad Russell

Song Performer

Cathy Sandrich Gelfond

Casting

Dennis Sands

Music

Philippe Sarde

Song

Jonathan Slator

Location Manager

Ebbe Roe Smith

Screenplay

Kris Smith

Consultant

Chris Squires

Steadicam Operator

Edward Tise

Sound

Francois Vagnon

Visual Effects Supervisor

Charlie Vassar

Set Designer

Julian Wall

Assistant Director

Linda Warren

Associate Producer

Pete Wierater

Consultant

Eric J Williams

From Story

Tom Winslow

Music

Mark Worthington

Set Designer

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Adaptation
Crime
Drama
Satire
Thriller
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
New York City, New York, USA; San Jose, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 55m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall November 7, 1997

Released in United States October 1997

Released in United States on Video February 24, 1998

Shown at Denver International Film Festival October 23-30 1997.

Project was previously in development at Universal Pictures.

Began shooting August 26, 1996.

Completed shooting November 25, 1996.

Released in United States on Video February 24, 1998

Released in United States October 1997 (Shown at Denver International Film Festival October 23-30 1997.)

Released in United States Fall November 7, 1997